China Raises Easing Border Controls With Other Countries
China

China has approached a number of countries to discuss the possibility of easing border controls to allow some business travel to resume, part of broader efforts to restart economic activity stalled by the coronavirus pandemic.363 hours ago

New Face of Mexico Charity: Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’
Latin America

The incarcerated cartel chief’s daughter is glorifying his image by using it on charitable gifts, showing the enduring popularity of a notorious criminal whose deadly exploits provide inspiration for TV movies and traditional ballads.25

China Rolls Out Pilot Test of Digital Currency
China

China’s central bank has introduced a homegrown digital currency across four cities as part of a pilot program, marking a milestone on the path toward the first electronic payment system by a major central bank.17

Bondholders Reject Argentina’s Debt Restructuring Proposal
Credit Markets

Three of the largest groups of Argentine bondholders rejected a proposal from the South American nation to restructure tens of billions of dollars in foreign debt, raising the likelihood that the country enter into default as early as next month.21